White Paper Birch

July 18, 2023

White Paper Birch

By Amba Gale

(Three Haiku)

White birch sheds its bark
in tandem with the trunk’s growth,
making way for new.


The slow, white bark
peels off the Birch tree’s trunk,
ready for its new skin.


White bark like paper
peeling its way to new air.
The trunk grows to new life.

Additional Poetry

September 26, 2023


Let go and love the way the world turns. Be with it. Allow it. Notice it. Even, embrace it. When you rail against it, you become part of the same energy that stopped the flow at the beginning. Be the holder of it. Know that it, too, has a destination to, finally, merge as one with all. Listen deeply to your heart inside and those things you know are anciently true. Trust in your essential wisdom to lead the way. The world is in flux. You will find your way. “All things must pass.” Let them go. May I be…

September 12, 2023


Dancing in the water, the bright orange sun winks at me through the branches of the pine. The ceiling falling is nothing, being present to such beauty.

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